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Xhaka could be sold in January

Arsenal are considering selling Granit Xhaka in January. The Swiss international was finally stripped of the captaincy of the club on Tuesday, a full ten days after he reacted angrily to being substituted in the match against Crystal Palace and abused the home fans as he slowly made his way off the pitch. After a long silence he issued a ...

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Arsenal players turning to Ljundberg for guidance

If more evidence were needed of Unai Emery’s beleaguered status at Arsenal, that has been provided by reports that a number of the club’s players are turning to coach Freddie Ljundberg for guidance. That is because the Spaniard’s English has not markedly improved despite being at the club for 18 months now, and his communication is often muddled, and he ...

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Emery – Given One Month to Save His Job

Arsenal manager Unai Emery has been given one month to save his job at Arsenal. The Spaniard is under increasing pressure for his position at the Emirates after the club’s latest disappointing performance against Wolves on the weekend, who had 25 shots in their game, as opposed to the home side’s ten in a low quality 1 – 1 draw. ...

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New Saint Etienne manager criticises Saliba decision

The new manager of Ligue 1 side Saint-Etienne, Claude Puel, has heavily criticised the decision of the club to sell teenage defender William Saliba to Arsenal in the summer. The 18 year old was sold to the Gunners for £27 million, before being sent back to the French side on loan for the season in order to gain more experience. ...

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Mourinho keen to return to English football

Former Chelsea and Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is keen to return to English football, and nurses ambitions to win major trophies with a third Premier League club. He is also understood to be interested in the Arsenal job if it became available, and was in the stands for their recent Europa League tie against the Portuguese side Vitoria. Mourinho, ...

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United passed-up chance to sign Aubameyang

Manchester United had the opportunity to sign Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang from Borussia Dortmund but had concerns about his style of play. The Old Trafford side tracked the Gabonese striker for a number of months during his time with the Bundesliga side, and were ready to make a formal move for him after Zlatan Ibrahimovich suffered a bad knee injury in April ...

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Odds cut on Xhaka leaving Arsenal

Granit Xhaka’s ongoing outburst at fans on Sunday is likely to lead to a number of consequences for the Swiss international. Xhaka’s reaction to being substituted on Sunday has led to calls for him to be stripped of his captaincy by fans and former players alike, saying that his position as skipper is now completely untenable, with his behaviour not ...

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Arsenal fans want Emery sacked now

Arsenal fans want manager Unai Emery sacked now. That comes after the club’s latest setback, throwing away a two goal lead against Crystal Palace on Sunday, in a match marred by a VAR controversy, and overshadowed by the conduct of club captain Granit Xhaka. Arsenal had what appeared to be a perfectly good goal and what would have been a ...

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Ozil linked with MLS move

Mesut Ozil is being linked with a move to the MLS, as his situation at Arsenal becomes increasingly toxic. Ozil has been frozen out of the first team picture under Unai Emery, amidst continuing reports of training ground disagreements with his Spanish manager. With the Gunners lacking creativity in the midfield, his absence from the team has caused a huge ...

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Arsenal to make second bid for Leipzig defender

Arsenal are set to make another bid to sign RB Leipzig Dayot Upamecano. The Gunners tried with a bid of £40 million to sign the French player in the summer, but their approach was turned down because it was substantially short of Upamecano’s release clause, which was reported to be £92 million. However, with Upamecano heading into the last 18 ...

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